Sony launches DVD writer with 22x speed

By Koushik Saha on 19.12.08

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It seems DVD writers are still putting up a fight with the Blu-ray revolution closing in, and ironically, it's the Blu-ray consortium's strongest member Sony, that is still releasing high end DVD products. Sony Electronics has introduced a powerful DVD writer - the Sony AD-7220S/A - with 22x speed.Touted as being one of the fastest DVD writers available today with stable recording quality, the Sony AD-7220S/A series delivers a recording speed of 22x when writing to a single layer DVD+/-R disc. It is available in Serial ATA or Parallel ATA Interface in Bulk Packing.

“We are excited to announce the launch of one of the fastest DVD-RW writers available in the market today. As the sizeof data is increasing day by day, higher speed has become the need of the hour. This is exactly where this new Sony DVD writer fits in. I am confident that this product will raise the bar for 22X DVD-RW drives”, said Rajesh Goenka, VP-Sales and Marketing, Rashi Peripherals Pvt.Ltd.

The DVD writer features several key technologies such as vibration reduction system and heat dissipation method. Automatically adjusting CD-DA/VCD/DVD data extraction for smooth reading, the Sony AD-7220S/A also features buffer under run protection and optimized writing quality by automatically adjusting writing strategy, which provides optimal user experience.

The Sony AD-7220S/A is compatible with DVD+/-R, DVD+/-R DL, DVD+/-RW and DVD-RAM as well as CDs. It supports DVDROM, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW, DVD-RAM, CD-ROM (mode 1), CD-ROM/XA (mode 2, form 1 and form 2), Photo CD, CD Extra, CD-TEXT, CD-I, VIDEO CD, DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, CD-DA, Enhance CD, UDF (fixed/variable Packet mode) and DVD-Audio.

Other technical specifications include Buffer memory capacity of 2 MB and access Time of DVD at 160ms and CD at 140ms.

Sony AD-7220S/A series is available through Rashi Peripherals and its 53 branches throughout India at an estimated retail price of Rs. 1300 and a 1 year warranty.

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